Friday, August 17, 2018

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IAPMO Publishes IAPMO/ANSI Z601 Standard for Scale Reduction Devices

  Ontario, Calif. (Aug. 17, 2018) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has released IAPMO/ANSI Z601-2018, Scale Reduction Devices. IAPMO/ANSI Z601 covers scale reduction devices intended for...

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CHBA invests in Okanagan’s greenest child care centre

  The Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) South Okanagan is helping build up the Okanagan College Foundation’s fundraising efforts with a $5,000 gift to Little Learners Academy on the Penticton campus of Okanagan...

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Mount Hope issues stop-work order to developer for chopping down trees without a permit

  Heavy equipment lies idle along Homestead Drive in Mount Hope after the city issued a stop-work order to a local developer for chopping down dozens of trees without a permit. The order, dated Aug. 10, says Sonoma Homes must immediately...

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A look at Amsterdam’s soon-to-be island for sustainable, affordable housing

  More than 20 years ago, looking for space for new homes, Amsterdam decided to build some islands. It came up with a grand scheme, begun in 1997, to have a 10-island archipelago rise from the waters of IJmeer lake, capable of holding 18,000...

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If 110-year-old PCL Construction can digitally transform, your business can too

  Whether human, animal, artifact, building, or business, 110-year-old things rarely change – but don’t tell that to PCL Construction. The centenarian Canadian company embarked on a journey of digital transformation a few years ago...

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OHBA Congratulates 2018 Awards of Distinction Finalists

  TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) is pleased to announce the 2018 Awards of Distinction finalists. Judged by a panel of industry professionals from across Canada, the entries were...

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Business to Business Marketing Strategies That Work

Business to Business Marketing Strategies That Work If your business model revolves around selling to other businesses rather than individual consumers, it’s important to understand the different approaches you’ll need to use to get the best...

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ADP Canada National Employment Report – Construction industry adds 4,700 jobs in July

  TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 11,600 jobs from June to July according to the July ADP® Canada National Employment Report.  Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP...

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APA and the Code Council publish an updated International Residential Code lateral bracing guide

  Washington, D.C. – A new illustrated book, co-published by the International Code Council and APA – The Engineered Wood Association, provides an explanation of the lateral bracing provisions of the 2018 International Residential Code...

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